A boy on a vacation with his dying father was back home in Arizona on Thursday, days after the 7-year-old suffered a dog allergy attack and the family was removed from a flight home to applause from passengers, his mother said.

Egypt’s president said on Wednesday a Russian plane that crashed in Sinai last year was downed by terrorists seeking to damage its tourism industry and ties with Moscow - the first official indication from Cairo that foul play lay behind the disaster.

The rise of Donald Trump has given an unlikely boost to a Canadian island offering to take in Americans as political refugees if the Republican real estate mogul wins the White House.

Amid the ongoing deposition of 26/11 terror attack convict David Coleman Headley in a Mumbai court, both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress have said that the ball is in Pakistan’s court to act against the culprits.

A rampaging elephant on Tuesday strayed from Baikunthapur forest area and entered Siliguri town damaging buildings there.

Former US president Bill Clinton has launched a blistering attack on Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders in a bid to help wife Hillary bridge the gap in polls in New Hampshire, which primaries on Tuesday.

Former Nepal prime minister Sushil Koirala died on Tuesday at the age of 76.

Spain said on Thursday that a pregnant woman who had returned from Colombia had been diagnosed with the Zika virus, in the first such known European case.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he hoped a UN panel’s decision expected on Friday could lead to the end of his self-imposed confinement in the Ecuadorean embassy in London over a rape allegation in Sweden.

The World Health Organization voiced concern on Wednesday over the reported sexual transmission of the Zika virus in Texas amid worries that such infections could make battling it even tougher. There is no vaccine or treatment for Zika.